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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bandits Kill One Person, Abduct Five in Kaduna – Thisdaylive

    One person was reportedly killed while five others were abducted as gunmen launched fresh attacks on communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This was coming as the Principal of Government Technical Secondary School located at Maraban … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Will the Police Ever Change? – Thisdaylive

    At about 10.20pm last Tuesday, my phone rang. I was already in bed and was very reluctant to yet take any call. It was my nephew on line. He just lost his dad, some five weeks ago. I ignored the call. But he kept calling. I managed to pick … Read more via Thisdaylive –
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria Loses N18bn to PPP Arrangement, Says Immigration Boss – Thisdaylive

    The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede, has faulted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement signed by the Interior Ministry with private companies for the establishment of passport application support centers in United States, Canada and nine...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Your Salary Arrears Not Bad Debt, Fayemi Assures Ekiti Workers – Thisdaylive

    Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that all the salary and pension arrears owed the workers and pensioners would be paid. Fayemi urged those nursing the fear that the arrears valued at N57 billion has become a bad debt to bury … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Aisha Buhari Apologises to Nigerians, Family over Leaked Videos – Thisdaylive

    The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wednesday in Abuja apologised to her children, family and Nigerians over a leaked old video, which showed her aggressively shouting on top of her voice in the State House, Abuja. The video, which was allegedly leaked by Fatima, the … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Restricts Ministers’ Foreign Trips, Delegation Size – Thisdaylive

    To curb leakages and instil financial prudency in the management of federal government’s resources, President Muhammadu Buhari has restricted the number of international trips by ministers, permanent secretaries and other top political appointees to not more than two … Read more via...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Obaseki Insists on Zero-tolerance to Thuggery in Edo – Thisdaylive

    The Edo State Government has condemned attempts by some unscrupulous elements to cause a resurgence of thuggery in Edo State, insisting that the state government will not tolerate acts of hooliganism in any form or guise in the state. The state government also urged the National Chairman of...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business We Are Committed to End Use of Pre-registered SIM Cards, Says NCC – Thisdaylive

    Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday in Enugu reaffirmed its commitment to end the sale and usage of pre-registered SIM cards in the telecommunication industry. NCC through its South-east Zonal Controller, Mrs. Emilia Nwokoro, made the disclosure during a courtesy visit to the …...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Budget: FG Allocates N2bn to 3,050MW Mambilla Power Project – Thisdaylive

    The federal government would part-fund the construction of the 3,050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla hydropower generation project with N2 billion in its 2020 budget cycle, details obtained from the 2020 budget document have shown. The government would also invest … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Labour Braces for Strike as Talks with FG Collapse – Thisdaylive

    The threat by the organised labour to embark on a strike tomorrow gathered momentum yesterday as the meeting between the federal government and workers failed to agree on the terms for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage signed … Read more via Thisdaylive –
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Mele Kyari: Poor Maintenance Culture Crippled Nigeria’s Refineries – Thisdaylive

    The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Mele Kyari, has blamed the moribund state of the country’s refineries on lack of proper maintenance of the facilities over the years. He acknowledged that Nigeria has one of the highest numbers of … Read...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business Olam Pays N120bn to Acquire Dangote Flour Mills – Thisdaylive

    Shareholders of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), yesterday unanimously approved the acquisition of the company by Crown Flour Mills Limited, the Nigerian subsidiary of global food and agri-business conglomerate, Olam International Limited after a whopping payment of N120 billion to the...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Court Strikes out Chevron’s Objection over Missing Crude Oil Revenue – Thisdaylive

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday struck out a preliminary objection filed by Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, an arm of Chevron Nigeria Limited, against the federal government over undeclared crude oil shipment between 2011 and 2014. Justice Rilwan Aikawa, in dismissing...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business AMCON Charged on Recovery of N5 Trillion Debt – Thisdaylive

    The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed has charged the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to do everything with the powers of its newly amended Act to recover the huge debt owed the corporation by a few individuals and organisations in the country. ... Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Afenifere, Arewa Chieftains Clash over Restructuring – Thisdaylive

    Two prominent leaders of Nigeria’s socio-cultural groups, Arewa Consultative Forum and Afenifere, Anthony Sani and Yinka Odumakim respectively, have again expressed divergent views on the desirability or otherwise of restructuring the country. Speaking at the 10th edition of the annual lecture...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria Pays P&ID £250,000 Ordered by UK Court – Thisdaylive

    The federal government has paid the sum of £250,000 to Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) as running cost, following an order of the Commercial Court in London last month. Justice Christopher Butcher gave the order on September 26 with a 14-day ultimatum to the Nigerian...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osinbajo: Only Few Countries Can Claim Low Level Corruption – Thisdaylive

    Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that none of the few countries in the world that could claim to have attained low levels of corruption is in Africa. Osinbajo said this yesterday in Abuja at the public launch of ‘FLAG’IT,’ an electronic App designed … Read more via Thisdaylive...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Jonathan Leads AU Election Observer Mission to Mozambique – Thisdaylive

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s scheduled October 15 general elections. Jonathan’s spokesman, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze said in a statement Thursday that the former President … Read...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Emmanuel Edozien is Dead – Thisdaylive

    The Royal Edozien family of Asaba, Delta State, has announced the death of one of their illustrious son and great Nigerian, Professor Emmanuel Chukwuma Edozien, the Ojiba of Asaba, at the age of 82. According to a statement issued on behalf of the family by Edward Edozien the late … Read...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Odika: Domestic Airlines’ Charges Discouraging Passengers – Thisdaylive

    The Chief Operating Officer of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, Herbert Odika, in this interview, says high air fares charged by domestic airlines are discouraging travellers.... Read more via Thisdaylive – Get more: Nigeria Business News